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Vol. 10, Special Issue 12 (2021)

New vistas of value addition in tasar sericulture through utilization of co-products

Author(s):
Vishaka GV, Hasansab Nadaf, Chandrashekharaiah M, Rathore MS and K Sathyanarayana
Abstract:
The tasar sericulture encompasses tasar silkworm host-plant cultivation, rearing of silkworms for production of raw silk, preparation of disease free layings and reeling of cocoons for further processing of silk for weaving. It is multi-fold activity which generates enormous quantity of wastes at each stop. Waste originates at each phase of the activity in various proportion. But, the overall ratio of waste is quite high in tasar sericulture. By utilization and processing of co-product/by-product wastes into valuable products can transfer the sericulture into an efficient functional industry. In order to elevate the productiveness in sericulture there is a requisite for conversion of secondary and waste products into a useful co-product/by-product with its use in various fields. The comprehensive utilization, diversification and value addition is the need of the hour.
Pages: 388-392  |  514 Views  225 Downloads
How to cite this article:
Vishaka GV, Hasansab Nadaf, Chandrashekharaiah M, Rathore MS and K Sathyanarayana. New vistas of value addition in tasar sericulture through utilization of co-products. The Pharma Innovation Journal. 2021; 10(12S): 388-392.

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